seb323 week 7b - SEB323 Managing Industrial Organisations...

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1 SEB323 Managing Industrial Organisations Week 7b Lecture 2 nd Semester 2007 School of Engineering and Information Technology Faculty of Science and Technology Waurn Ponds Campus Second Year Professional Practice Program Monday 3 rd September – Friday 14 th September > Off-campus students enrolled in SEB323 > On-campus students enrolled in SEB323 ± Encouraged to attend as your personal timetable permits > Schedule is posted and updated on DSO ± Presentations from industry ± Presentations from Deakin ± Industry site visit(s) ± Seminars and workshops
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2 > See article in Australian Financial Review, 29/8/07 (posted on DSO) > Survey by [email protected] of 467 workers ± 84% want to work in an environmentally friendly office ± 75% of 20-year olds would not apply for a job unless comfortable with a company’s values ± 48% work for an organisation that has implemented some level of environmental or sustainability policies ± #1 environmental issue for employees in offices was disposable coffee/tea cups • Australian industry uses/disposes of 400 million disposable cups per year ± Office paper recycling • 70% of waste generated in the office is paper according to the survey report > Employers are responding to this change in attitudes ± Making offices “greener” and more environmentally friendly ± Systems theory of the organisation at work • Forces in the organisation’s operating environment and within the organisation causing change in the organisation – To satisfy employees and prospective employees In the News: Generation Y Push for Greener Offices Generation Y from mid-to-late 1970’s Distributors The The Organisation Task Environment Supplie rs Competitors Customers General Environment Economic Forces Global Forces Sociocultural Forces Demographic Forces Technological Forces Political & Legal Forces Module 3: Manufacturing and the Environment Topic 1: Environmental Legislation
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3 http://www.peo.gov.au The Australian System of Government Australia is a constitutional democracy > Australia is a federation (effective 1/1/1901) > Division of powers ± Legislative, executive, judicial The constitutional basis of government in Australia consists of 4 components: 1. Commonwealth Constitution 2. State and Territory Constitutions 3. Legislation ± Passed by the Federal Parliament ± Legislation passed by the State and Territory Parliaments 3. High Court judgements 4. Significant conventions adopted from the
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